Thiago Silva

Thiago Silva Net Worth, Income, Career & All Wiki [World Cup 2022]

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Who is Thiago Silva?

Thiago Emiliano da Silva is a Brazilian Thiago Silva is a professional Brazilian footballer who plays for Chelsea in the Premier League and captains the Brazilian national team as a central defender. In 1998, he joined Fluminense’s youth team and began playing football. After fruitless trials with a number of teams, he was signed by his hometown club Barcelona, a tiny Brazilian club in the lower leagues, in 2000. In 2001, he returned to Fluminense after a year away.

He joined RS Futebol in 2002 and began his professional football career. Juventude, Porto B, Dynamo Moscow, Fluminense, AC Milan, and PSG are among his previous clubs. On the international stage, he helped Brazil win the FIFA Confederations Cup in 2013 and Copa America in 2019. He also competed in two Olympic tournaments for them, capturing bronze in 2008 and silver four years later. He currently has over 90 caps for his country.

On September 22, 1984, Thiago Silva was born. Thiago Emiliano da Silva is his given name. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is where he was born. He grew up alongside his brother Erivelton Emiliano da Silva and sister Danila Emiliano da Silva as one of Geraldo Emiliano da Silva and Angela Maria da Silva’s three children. He is of Brazilian descent. He is a biracial individual. Christianity is his religion. Virgo is his zodiac sign.

He is a married man, according to his personal life. Isabele da Silva, his childhood sweetheart, is his wife. Isago, born on November 12, 2008, and Iago, born on April 4, 2011, are the couple’s two children. They are having a wonderful time together.

Thiago Silva makes a living as a professional football player. Contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements are all sources of money for him. Thiago Silva, a DC for Chelsea F.C., makes £95,000 per week and £4,940,000 per year. Thiago Silva has an estimated net worth of £88,816,000 pounds. His current deal runs out on June 30, 2022.

Thiago Silva is 1.83 meters tall, or 6 feet and 0 inches tall. He is 79 kilograms in weight. He has a muscular physique. His hair and eyes are also black. He has a straight sexual orientation. He has 19.3 million Instagram followers and 1.1 million Twitter followers.

The Career of Thiago Silva

Thiago Silva Chelsea

Player: Thiago Silva Chelsea (source: Twitter)

In 1998, he joined Fluminense’s youth team and began playing football. After fruitless trials with a number of teams, he was signed by his hometown club Barcelona, a tiny Brazilian club in the lower leagues, in 2000. In 2001, he returned to Fluminense after a year away.

In 2001, he signed a professional contract with RS Futebol Clube and began playing in the Brazilian Third Division. He transferred to Juventude in 2004, where he played for six months due to his great performances.

He was purchased for €2.5 million by Porto in 2004, although he only played for the reserve squad. He joined Dynamo Moscow after a year in Portugal, where he was stricken with tuberculosis and hospitalized for six months. His sickness worsened over time, and his physicians warned him that if he hadn’t been admitted to the hospital two weeks later, he could have died.

During his recovery, he considered retiring from football, but his mother urged him to reconsider. With the support of his former coach, Ivo Wortmann, he returned to football. Despite Silva’s health difficulties, Wortmann was hired as a coach by Fluminense in 2006, and he sought to bring Silva with him. Fluminense announced his signing from Porto on January 14, 2006.

He was recognized as the Fans’ Player of the Season and was a member of the 2008 Brasileiro Team of the Season. He made 108 appearances for Fluminense between 2006 and 2009, scoring 9 goals and winning one Copa do Brasil (2007) with the club.

In 2009, he signed a four-year contract with AC Milan for a cost of €10 million, with a net salary of €2.5 million. In a friendly match against Hannover 96 on January 21, 2009, he made his debut for the Rossoneri. He played his first competitive match of the season against Siena on August 22, 2009. He was named Player of the Season by La Gazzetta Dello Sport for the 2010-11 season. Silva was named the Serie A Player of the Season by Goal, as well as the top defender in the league by the Italian media and his peers.

Multiple independent publications rated him as one of the top defenders in Italy during the 2010-11 season, based on his impressive performances. He made 93 appearances for Milan between 2009 and 2012, scoring 5 goals in the process. He also won one Serie A (2010-11) and one Supercoppa Italiana (2011) with the club.

He was signed by Paris Saint-Germain for €42 million in July 2012, making him the second-most expensive defender in history behind Rio Ferdinand. PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi introduced him to the media as the “greatest defender in the world” when he arrived in the 2012-13 season. He scored the second goal in PSG’s 4-1 triumph on his debut. He made his Ligue 1 debut against Bastia, a game that PSG dominated, winning 4-0.

PSG great Ricardo Gomes believed that Silva was one of Brazil’s finest-ever defenders, as well as the best defender in the club’s history, based on his performances. Rio Ferdinand, a Manchester United central defender, declared on January 15, 2014, that Silva was the best defender in the world by a long shot.

He led PSG to a 2-1 victory in the 2014 Coupe de la Ligue final on April 19, 2014, marking the first time the club had won the title since 1998. With a careful examination of his performances in January and February 2015, he was winning 89 percent of his duels, best in Ligue 1 with 2.9 interceptions, 3.4 tackles, 7.6 clearances per match, and a phenomenal 0 fouls in 630 minutes of play.

PSG’s sporting director Leonardo announced on June 13, 2020, that Thiago Silva and his colleague Edinson Cavani will be departing the club after the completion of the Champions League campaign in August. On August 23, 2020, he became the first Brazilian captain to start a Champions League Final, however, PSG lost 1-0 to Bayern Munich in the final, which was his final competitive match with PSG. He made 204 appearances for PSG between 2012 and 2016, scoring 17 goals in the process. He also helped PSG win seven Ligue 1, six Coupe de la Ligue, five Coupe de France, and four Trophee des Champions.

He signed a one-year deal with Premier League team Chelsea on August 28, 2020, with an option for a second year. He made his debut for the club in a 6-0 home win over Barnsley in the EFL Cup third round on September 23, 2020. He made his Premier League debut as captain in a 3-3 draw against West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns on September 26.

He scored his first goal for Chelsea in a 4-1 home league win over Sheffield United on November 7, 2020. He won his first Champions League with Chelsea on May 29, 2021, defeating Manchester City 1-0 in the final. He won the UEFA Super Cup with Chelsea on August 12, 2021, defeating Villarreal 6-5 on penalties in the final.

Silva was called up to the Brazil preliminary squad for the 2007 Copa America after a great season with Fluminense, but he did not make the first team, which went on to win the tournament. On the 15th of August, he was called up for a friendly against Algeria, but he did not play and Brazil won 2-0. He was then named as one of two overage players for the 2008 Summer Olympics, alongside Ronaldinho, and got his first two caps for Brazil in pre-Olympic friendlies against Singapore and Vietnam, albeit he missed Brazil’s first Olympic match due to a right calf injury suffered against Vietnam.

Silva did not appear in any of Brazil’s matches in the 2010 World Cup, as the team was eliminated in the quarter-finals by eventual champions the Netherlands. Mano Menezes, the new Brazil coach, chose him to replace Lucio as captain ahead of the 2014 World Cup qualification cycle. In a friendly match against the United States, he scored his first goal for Brazil. At the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup in Brazil, he leads Brazil to victory for his first international trophy.

In 2014, he made his World Cup debut in a 3-1 victory against Croatia at the 2014 World Cup, which was contested on home soil. FIFA rated him the third-best central defender and the eighth-best player overall after the tournament. He was also named to the FIFA World Cup Dream Team, which was chosen by users, as well as the Castrol World Cup Top XI, which was chosen based on statistical merit.

He was then chosen to play in the 2015 Copa America, where his handball in the 70th minute of the quarter-final gave Paraguay the penalty kick from which they equalized for a 1-1 tie, and Brazil lost in the penalty shootout that followed.

Tite nominated Silva to the squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia on May 14, 2018. He was named to Brazil’s 23-man team for the 2019 Copa America, which will be held on home soil, in May 2019. He leads Brazil to a 3-1 victory over Peru in the 2019 Copa America Final on July 7, 2018, and the team won the 2019 Copa America title. In June 2021, he was included in Brazil’s squad for the 2021 Copa América on home soil.

Career Earnings:

Year Weekly Wage Yearly Salary Club Position League Age Contract Expiry
2022 £95,000 £4,940,000 Chelsea D C Premier League 36 30-06-2022
2021 £105,000 £5,460,000 Chelsea D Premier League 35 30-06-2021
2020 £297,000 £15,444,000 PSG D Ligue 1 Conforama 34 30-06-2020
2019 £276,000 £14,352,000 Paris Saint-Germain D Ligue 1 Conforama 33 30-06-2020
2018 £273,000 £14,196,000 Paris Saint-Germain D Ligue 1 Conforama 32 30-06-2020
2017 £215,000 £11,180,000 Paris Saint-Germain D Ligue 1 31 29-06-2020
2016 £173,000 £8,996,000 Paris Saint-Germain D Ligue 1 30 29-06-2018
2015 £128,000 £6,656,000 Paris Saint-Germain D Ligue 1 29 29-06-2018
2014 £146,000 £7,592,000 Paris Saint-Germain D Ligue 1 28 29-06-2018

Awards, Titles, and Achievements

Thiago Silva Brazil Copa America

Player: Thiago Silva Brazil Copa America (source: Twitter)

Thiago Silva has won several titles and individual awards in his career.


  • Copa do Brasil: 2007


  • Serie A: 2010–11
  • Supercoppa Italiana: 2011

Paris Saint-Germain

  • Ligue 1: 2012–13, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2017–18, 2018–19, 2019–20
  • Coupe de la Ligue: 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18, 2019–20
  • Trophée des Champions: 2013, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Coupe de France: 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18, 2019–20
  • UEFA Champions League runner-up: 2019–20


  • UEFA Champions League: 2020–21
  • UEFA Super Cup: 2021
  • FIFA Club World Cup: 2021
  • FA Cup runner-up: 2020–21, 2021–22
  • EFL Cup runner-up: 2021–22

Brazil U23

  • Olympics Bronze Medal: 2008
  • Olympics Silver Medal: 2012


  • Copa América: 2019
  • FIFA Confederations Cup: 2013


  • Bola de Prata: 2007[26]
  • Campeonato Brasileiro Série A Best Fan’s Player: 2008
  • Campeonato Brasileiro Série A Team of the Year: 2008
  • CONMEBOL South American Team of the Year: 2008
  • Samba Gold: 2011, 2012, 2013
  • Serie A Team of the Year: 2010–11, 2011–12
  • UNFP Ligue 1 Team of the Year: 2012–13, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18, 2018–1
  • UNFP Ligue 1 Player of the Month: March 2013, October 2019
  • UEFA Team of the Year: 2011, 2012, 2013
  • UEFA Champions League Team of the Group Stage: 2015
  • FIFA FIFPro World11: 2013, 2014, 2015
  • FIFA Confederations Cup Dream Team: 2013
  • FIFA Confederations Cup Castrol Index Top XI: 2013
  • FIFA World Cup All-Star Team: 2014, 2018
  • FIFA World Cup Dream Team: 2014, 2018
  • UEFA Champions League Squad of the Season: 2015–16
  • Copa América Team of the Tournament: 2019
  • IFFHS CONMEBOL team of the decade 2011–2020
  • FIFA Club World Cup Golden Ball: 2021